Diane Yu, PhD
Chief of Staff to the CEO & Associate Director

Diane Yu, Ph.D. is the Chief of Staff to the CEO & Associate Director of R&D Operations and Strategy at Orange Grove Bio. Diane oversees operations at IpiNovyx Bio, leading program management of preclinical through clinical development. Diane is experienced in oncology drug discovery and development; at Takeda Pharmaceuticals, Diane conducted proteomic studies supporting two development candidates and Ninlaro®, the first oral proteasome inhibitor approved. At MOBILion Systems, Diane built visualization and analytical tools to translate mass spectrometry data for use in R&D and clinical settings. Dr. Yu earned a B.S./M.S. in Biophysics from the University of Connecticut and Ph.D. in Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology from Yale University. Dr. Yu contributed to four papers in the field of noncoding RNA biology.